Weekly Recap Aug 5th: Polygon Sexual Harassment Controversy, Marvel’s Feminist Agenda
Weekly Recap
(Last Updated On: August 5, 2017)

The Marvel Entertainment video game branch has fully embraced their “Feminist Agenda” by adding in the Mockingbird character to Marvel Puzzle Quest featuring her highly controversial t-shirt that reads “Ask Me About My Feminist Agenda”, with the executive producer and designers using Twitter to egg on fans who don’t agree with their sociopolitical agenda regarding feminism.

Polygon’s Nick Robinson ended up getting lambasted on social media after claims of sexual harassment and sexual misconduct popped up regarding the video producer. Polygon quickly responded by suspending Robinson pending a full investigation by Vox Media. Oh yeah, and YouTube’s new Limited State policy will allow them to hide videos, turn off comments, and remove user ratings from videos that don’t violate their content policy, but are videos that their new AI deems as being “extremist” and “supremacist”. These oh-so-startling stories and more in this August 5th, 2017 edition of the Weekly Recap.

 

Marvel Puzzle Quest Embraces Their Feminist Agenda

The Alex Mauer case finally took a somewhat decidedly turn for the better, insofar that River City Ransom: Underground has been restored to the Steam store. However, there was a major drawback insofar that the developer’s YouTube account was terminated due to multiple copyright strikes filed by Mauer. Capcom wants to bring more games to the Nintendo Switch after they had a surprising success in the form of Ultra Street Fighter II. Russia will be censoring their internet starting this November by banning the use of VPNs, as well as forcing chat apps to require phone numbers in order to ID people. OhNips, the artist who made the gender bender fan art for Dream Daddy, curtailed her defiance and apologized to the SJWs after being sent death and rape threats. Danganronpa V3 has been banned in South Korea on the grounds that it could negatively influence both adolescents and adults. And Marvel is diving back into the SJW pool with their feminist agenda” for Marvel Puzzle Quest.

 

YouTube To Censor Videos Even If They Don’t Violate Content Policy

YouTube’s new Limited State policy for video content is designed to limit the amount of access users have to videos that they deem “supremacist” and “extreme”, going as far as removing them from recommendation lists and blocking them from being rated and commented on. They’ll also be setting up reeducation playlist for content that they deem as “fake news” using this new policy. In other news, Granblue Fantasy‘s artwork was censored by Cygames in the English version. The developers acknowledged that the artwork has been changed but didn’t explain why. Slime Rancher has also officially graduated from Early Access.

 

Capcom Issues DMCAs Against Street Fighter 5 Modders

If you’re selling mods as a premium for Street Fighter V featuring copyrighted content, be prepared to get hit with a DMCA notice by Capcom. If you live in South Korea you can beta test Titanfall Online for free at the end of the month. The Nintendo Switch will get its first serious racing game in the form of a mobile port called Gear.Club Unlimited. And Transformers: Lost Light has gone full SJW, implementing trans Transformers on the Autobots side… because of reasons. On the upside, at least Sega revealed some of the special stages for Sonic Mania and they look sweet.

 

Polygon Throws Nick Robinson Under The Bus Following Sexual Harassment Claims

All it took was some die-hard autists at NeoGaf and the Twitter Inquisition to get the ideological motors chugging along and one of their former internet darlings, Nick Robinson, has become a typical lynchpin in the cushion of Social Justice martyrs. Polygon editor-in-chief Chris Grant suspended Nick Robinson pending a full investigation by Vox Media. DC’s Legends of Tomorrow will be introducing a Social Justice Warrior into the show named Isis, and she’s a Muslim who will be fighting against the ideological likes of Donald Trump. The WNBA will be added to NBA Live 18, giving gamers an opportunity to play female basketball players for the very first time. Some new story elements and quests are rumored to appear in the upcoming No Man’s Sky 1.3update. Kojima Productions also released some new footage for Death Stranding highlighting some of the photorealistic effects they’re making use of with the Decima Engine. And the Transformers have gone full trans by having two Autobots transition their gender in order to further push the trans movement in today’s society.


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  • Disqusted

    So I just heard about some Google anti-diversity manifesto or some shit. I guess you’re already planning to write something about that?

    I haven’t read up much on it yet, but I’m assuming it’s another example of the SJWs eating themselves because their nonsensical ideology fundamentally cannot continue to exist in reality without collapsing upon itself.

    I was thinking earlier that human civilization has only gotten this far because people put aside their feelings to work together logically and reasonably. That’s all falling apart because suddenly everyone wants to go back to caveman times and thump each other over the head just because they felt like it.

    Like with that enginering thing, there’s a reason why there’s discipline etc. But suddenly they want to make it all about “muh feelings”, and I can only see that as a surefire recipe for self-destruction.

    Edit: Oh hey, Metokur already did a video about it a few hours ago.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcTdlCtW2dA

    Edit2: Seems like he’s talking more about Google’s secret censorship methods. Speaking of which, has anyone noticed that many YouTube videos have like/dislike numbers that completely do not match the like/dislike bar?

    • Yeah…. it’s not entirely as clear cut as some may make it seem, though. It’s in the queue, though.

  • humann

    Not what I’d do, and if I thought I was in the market for another Marvel job I probably wouldn’t have even posted that much. I just thought it was germane to the whole SJW takeover. I don’t even hate the woman, she’s great in so many other regards. There are way too many far worse bosses in that field. I like to think if her man-hating had really interfered with my life I’d have said something to her. It was just a nuisance though, and really only made her lose a portion of the respect she could have had from her crew. Going over her head wasn’t ever a serious consideration. I’d rather see the hypersensitive snitch system abolished than avail myself of it to “get even” or whatever. That’s what feminists think they’re doing. Getting even for the wildly exaggerated millennia of previous female oppression by men.

    • Mr.Towel

      Fair enough. I can relate. Sometimes people are just being immature. Wait for them to grow up a bit and this bullshit stops.

    • Bitterbear

      I kinda feel a bit sorry for her, being a female boss is a nightmare when you have female underlings. I bet she resents having to work with men in order to get things done.

  • ThyPancakeConsumed

    Another shitty week. This week i pondered some options like edge of the world, nuclear bunker or moving to japan.

    • There will be some ebbing and flowing when it comes to SJWism. Yeah some of the SJW stuff looks like it’s taking over, but then remember… every time the quarterly financials come out, Marvel’s comic book division will always lose. There’s got to be some glee in that, right?

      • ThyPancakeConsumed

        I still wanna move to Japan though.

        • Disqusted

          Me too. But then there’s the constant earthquakes and Fukushima still isn’t resolved, and some workplaces expecting people to stay until their superiors leave late at night. I also hear you’re expected to attend social events like drinking parties.

          I’m sure there are other issues. Like North Korea being assholes. If you can avoid those things, Japan seems really great. No place is perfect. It’s more a matter of the good outweighing the bad.

          Sometimes Japanese friends complain to me about how people with talent/merit aren’t nurtured well and end up going to the West instead. I’ve met a few who hate dealing with Japanese society and want to escape to the West. But I also hear that most Japanese people who’ve gone to other countries end up preferring Japan over anywhere else.

          One Japanese friend was telling me she feels the younger generation don’t respect elders anymore and are increasingly nasty. I’m pretty sure that happens everywhere, though.

          I hear Japanese food is very delicious.

          Anyway, I don’t mean to rain on your parade. I just think it’s a good idea to be aware of the negatives so that you don’t get too high expectations and end up disappointed.

          • ThyPancakeConsumed

            Yeah i understand that, dont worry.

      • Alistair

        Well never mind this fall when marvel doing what it does best or use too by going back to normal by telling good stories without the SJ bullshit.

        But come this fall, of all the bullshit going around no one will ever care again and TBH why the delay till fall because it sound to me they want to fail bad.

        • tajlund

          I hope they stop, because this month they seem to be doubling down.

      • Disqusted

        I think Marvel and DC are gleeing at their comic book division losing. Otherwise they would have f**king stopped by now.

  • humann

    I’ve worked on several Marvel movies and the last one started with the entire crew gathered for a workplace harassment seminar that was in addition to the online training the department heads also had to complete.

    Our department head was a very angry hardcore feminist woman who made regular, “Ugh, men. So stupid.” commentary all day to her almost entirely male crew. At least once, when asked what she wanted us to do next she unsmilingly suggested we all castrate ourselves. She even downloaded and printed out a bunch of dog pictures that she posted on her office door, labeling each of the dogs with a crewmember’s name.

    I honestly don’t think what she did was more than extremely unprofessional and she should have simply been told by a producer to stop. Trying to get her fired would’ve been a sure way to never get hired again ourselves. It’s the goddam hypocrisy I can’t stand. Reverse the genders and a male boss would have been fired and blackballed at the first such comment, let alone a door full of dogs.

    • Mr.Towel

      The best course of action in these situations, if you’re feeling risky, is to anonymously share the shit online, but with pics or recordings, while it’s still happening. The PR shitstorm is so big, these jackasses get fired on the spot.

      But you need to know how to cover your tracks, because internally they will hunt the leaker down like a pack of rabid dogs while falsely apologizing to the outside world.

      It’s nice you’re sharing it anyways!

      • Bitterbear

        Expanding on what you said.

        Do not upload media files from any mobile device without stripping them off any personal data attached to them. This is special in the case of smartphones because they embed a full range of info (date, timestamp, who owns the phone, and location among others) on the EXIF data on JPGs.

        Another no-no is to record the media while wearing the device, The Mouse has a more than capable forensic (legal) team on their payroll and can give /pol a run for their money on figuring out who filmed it. It’s gonna be a balance between using a fixed device that anyone can spot vs wearing a hidden microphone/camera that experts could figure out who did it.

        And another thing, always assume that social media sites are compromised, and that includes the plugin we are using to post these messages right now. Don’t be surprised if sites like this one are being monitored for possible leakers.

        • Do not upload media files from any mobile device without stripping them off any personal data attached to them

          Easy workaround.

          Upload the media file to host like 4shared through a TOR. Playback the file through the browser. Use FRAPs or Hypercam to record the video you captured off the browser playback so it strips it of all identifying signatures. Upload the re-recorded version as a Webm and use a VPN to post a link through a burner file-sharer account on a chan board.

  • Alistair

    It another week from regressions idiot twats turn on their own.

    DC is the new marvel etc etc.